The Encyclopedia of Case Study Research provides a compendium on the important methodological issues in conducting case study research and explores both the strengths and weaknesses of different paradigmatic approaches. These two volumes focus on the distinctive characteristics of case study research and its place within and alongside other research methodologies.Key Features:
Presents a definition of case study research that can be used in different fields of study
Describes case study as a research strategy rather than as a single tool for decision making and inquiry
Guides rather than dictates, readers' understanding and applications of cast study research
Includes a critical summary in each entry, which raises additional matters for reflection
Makes case study relevant to researchers at various stages of their careers, across philosophic divides, and throughout diverse disciplines
Half Title Page.
List of Entries.
About the Editors.
2: Action-Based Data Collection.
3: Activity Theory.
4: Actor-Network Theory.
7: Analysis of Visual Data.
8: Analytic Generalization.
9: Anonymity and Confidentiality.
10: Anonymizing Data for Secondary Use.
12: Archival Records as Evidence.
14: Audiovisual Recording.
16: Authenticity and Bad Faith.
17: Author Intentionality.
20: Base and Superstructure.
21: Bayesian Inference and Boolean Logic.
22: Before-and-After Case Study Design.
23: Blended Research Design.
24: Bounding the Case.
26: Case Selection.
27: Case Study and Theoretical Science.
28: Case Study as a Methodological Approach.
29: Case Study as a Teaching Tool.
30: Case Study Database.
31: Case Study in Creativity Research.
32: Case Study Protocol.
33: Case Study Research in Anthropology.
34: Case Study Research in Business and Management.